Audi has revealed the new A8 Sport in the UK, which would replace the ongoing A8 Sport Executive. The looks of the new Sport A8 resembles to Audi's flagship offering S8. Also, the first versions of the updated 2016 A8 range can be ordered from today, which is being priced from £59,585 (Around 58 Lakhs). New Audi A8 Sport models can be ordered from June, while deliveries slated to commence in the July.
The exterior specification of the new Audi A8 Sport model also includes new 19-inch seven parallel spoke alloy wheels and MatrixBeam LED headlights, which use banks of LEDs that can be individually shut off to avoid dazzling oncoming and leading traffic while retaining full beam illumination. Inside, a 600-watt Bose sound system upgrade and Mobile Phone Preparation – High with Audi connect bringing in-car internet-based services and establishing a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot add to the potential for information and entertainment.
Mechanically, the Audi A8 Sport would be offered with two diesel motors - 3.0L TDI and 4.2L TDI. The 3.0L V6 TDI benefits from a slight power increase from 258PS to 262PS in conjunction with 18-inch wheel, equating to a combined economy figure of 17.56kmpl. On the other hand, the 4.2L V8 TDI retains its power output of 385PS and 850Nm of peak torque, enabling it to propel the predominantly aluminium-bodied saloon to 100kmph in a mere 4.7 seconds without ruling out the potential for up to 13.88kmpl.